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hold up(Delay), verb adjourn, arrest, arrest temmorarily, be dilatory, block, brake, bring to a standstill, call a halt, call off, cause a stoppage, cause to arrive late, cause to move with undue slowness, cause to put off to a later time, check, contain, control, cumber, curb, decelerate, defer, detain, deter, detinere, encumber, filibuster, gain time, halt, hamper, hinder, hold in abeyance, impede, immede the progress of, incommode, inconvenience, inhibit, interfere, interrupt, intervene, keep one waiting, keep pending, lay aside, lay under restraint, obstruct, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, protract, push aside, put a stop to, put aside, put off, put off to a future time, put under restraint, repress, reserve, resist, restrain, retard, retinere, set aside, set one back, shelve, slacken, slow up, stall, stand in the way, stave off, stop, suppress, suspend, table, tardare, thwart, undermine, upset, withhold
hold up(Rob), verb abscond with, abstract, carry away, carry off, commit robbery, compilare, depredate, despoil, divert, eripere, expilare, impress, make off with, maraud, misappropriate, pickeer, pilfer, pillage, plunder, poach, purloin, reave, reive, remove, rob, run off with, sack, spirit away, spoil, stick up, take away, take by theft, take dishonestly, take feloniously, take possession of, take wrongfully, thieve, walk off with, withdraw
See also: adhere, bear, clog, cohere, curb, defer, delay, detain, deter, elevate, encumber, heighten, hinder, impede, keep, last, maintain, manifest, organize, procrastinate, prolong, promote, protract, relax, remit, resist, restrain, rob, stall, steal, support, sustain, uphold, withstand